Minutes of June 2017


SI Alpine Meeting July 27, 2017 Judy Tweed’s Home 6pm


President Susan Lancaster open the meeting with a found gavel from our early eighties club complete with blue and yellow balls attached! A great laugh to start out the CPR [Club Planning Meeting]. Members in attendance were Judy Tweed, Barb Louis, Marcy Hohnemann, Karen Donoghue, Pat Cannon Wolf, Donna Feeney, Dana Paskle, Kathy Dizney, Susan Lancaster and Patty Tweed.


Our president’s message began with a promise to keep the business meetings to a thirty minute maximum so ample time was allowed for fun and fellowship. Meetings will start at 6pm with suggested dinner plans at 5pm at nearby restaurants for those who would like to start the evening with a meal.

This year’s focus will be recruiting new members and pursuing the SIA mission to improve the lives of women and girls through our two signature programs… Live your Dream: Education & Training Awards for Women and Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls. Our two fundraisers will be our Halloween Bunco and our 6th Annual Women’s Holistic Retreat.

Our first order of business was to approve the slate of officers. Motion made by Pat. Kathy, seconded, All agreed.

  1. Officers:

President   Susan Lancaster

Vice President Patty Tweed

Treasurer   Kathy Dizney

Secretary         TBA

Membership Dana Paskle

Second order was the approval of the Committee chairs. Motion made by Donna, second by Barb, All agreed.


  1. Committee Chairs

Live Your Dream  Linda Evans

Dream It Be It    Patty Tweed

Bunco                   Barbra Louis/Karen Donoghue

Retreat  Lisa Boetjer

Speech Contest   Pat Cannon Wolf

Fall fun event      Dona Feeney

Spring fun event  Kathy Dizney

Community event  Dana Paskle

Holiday party/Induction   Judy Tweed

SI International/Other Clubs  Dona Feeney


  1.     The Budget for 2017-2018 motion to accept by Barb. second by          Karen, all agreed.


  1.     Approval of Calendar 2017-2018 Kathy made the motion, seconded by Dana, discussions;

Pat  suggested that all our fundraiser advertisements show that the  funds will directly support our signature program so that sponsors, businesses and attendees will know the local impact.


Donna will check on the dates of for our Fun Fall Events with Day Tripper for Temecula Wine Tour, Jeopardy Game Show And Something Rotten, Sergerstom Center Costa Mesa.  


Sample Planning Guide for each activity to be submitted by committee chair; forms will be  available online.  Calendar approved


  1.     Approval of Shirts; Susan talked with Rose at Postal Annex  about ordering shirts for our club. Discussion pursued with a motion by Kathy, second by Donna,  to purchase Ladies ¾ sleeve cotton Front button shirts in either Soroptimist Blue [non denim] or Black with S* logo above pocket.


Soroptimist posters for Live Your Dream and Soroptimist of Alpine Awareness Membership campaigns were distributed to members present to be posted in local business .


Tuesday August 1, 2017 Ice Cream Social to be held at the Alpine Library hosted by our club to promote new membership.  Susan sent out over 20 invitations via email, many requests prompted by Dana, all members  encouraged to come and bring a prospective new member.


Meeting adjourned at 7:30pm.